Coutts, Alberta

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Coutts
Village
Village of Coutts
Coutts border crossing, into the US
Motto: The Gateway to Alberta
Coutts, Alberta is located in Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°00′23″N 111°57′51″W / 49.00639°N 111.96417°W / 49.00639; -111.96417
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division2
Municipal districtCounty of Warner No. 5
Government
 • MayorThomas Butler
 • Governing bodyCoutts Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi)
Elevation1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total277
 • Density283.3/km2 (734/sq mi)
Time zoneMST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC−6)
HighwaysHighway 4
Highway 500
WaterwayMilk River
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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Coutts
Village
Village of Coutts
Coutts border crossing, into the US
Motto: The Gateway to Alberta
Coutts, Alberta is located in Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°00′23″N 111°57′51″W / 49.00639°N 111.96417°W / 49.00639; -111.96417
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division2
Municipal districtCounty of Warner No. 5
Government
 • MayorThomas Butler
 • Governing bodyCoutts Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi)
Elevation1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total277
 • Density283.3/km2 (734/sq mi)
Time zoneMST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC−6)
HighwaysHighway 4
Highway 500
WaterwayMilk River
WebsiteOfficial website

Coutts /ˈkts/ is a village in Alberta and the location of one of the busiest Canada – US border crossings in western Canada. It connects Highway 4 to Interstate 15, an important trade route (CANAMEX Corridor) between Alberta, American states along I-15, and Mexico.

In 2004, a joint border facility opened in Coutts–Sweet Grass, Montana, housing both Canadian and American federal authorities.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Coutts had a population of 277 living in 123 of its 154 total dwellings, a −9.2% change from its 2006 population of 305. With a land area of 0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi), it had a population density of 282.7/km2 (732.1/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In 2006, Coutts had a population of 305 living in 151 dwellings, a 16.2% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi) and a population density of 312.0 inhabitants per square kilometer.[3]

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Coordinates: 49°00′N 111°57′W / 49.000°N 111.950°W / 49.000; -111.950 (Coutts, Alberta)